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East Trail Progress

The Washington Conservation Corp started working again on the Yesler swamp trail on the East trail this spring. All the wood material is cedar. They are making a 4 ft wide boardwalk with four wider passing zones for wheelchairs

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Wheelchair passing zone

and one T intersection viewing platform to view the skunk cabbage in the ordinary high water area.

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Skunk cabbage viewing platform

They will return again  in late May to finish the trail which may take another 2 to 4 weeks.

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Eastward Ho!

If indeed it will take that additional 2 weeks, we will need to raise more money. So consider Give Big Today or Tomorrow:

Please consider “giving big” to Yesler Swamp this year on May 3rd (tomorrow)! Your donation will help us finish the boardwalk and continue doing environmental restoration in this beautiful wetland! ‪#‎loveparks‬‪#‎parksforall‬,‪#‎GiveBIG‬

To make a gift to Yesler Swamp, please go to http://bit.ly/1RLcfI5 and enter “Yesler Swamp” into the comments box. Gifts made on this page will be “stretched” by the Seattle Foundation. The first 300 donors to Seattle Parks Foundation or its fiscal sponsor partners, will receive a $6 voucher to Pike Brewing!

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What is GiveBIG?
The Seattle Foundation’s GiveBIG is the biggest day of giving in Seattle! Seattleites will raise more than $15 million to support hundreds of local non-profits. All gifts made through the GiveBIG donation page by May 3rd will be amplified by the GiveBIG Matching pool.

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